Council to hold public hearing, meet Tuesday

The Lebanon City Council will start its week off with a public hearing and meeting on Tuesday.
Sep 2, 2013

 

The Lebanon City Council will start its week off with a public hearing and meeting on Tuesday.

The public hearing will be held at 5:55 p.m. at the Lebanon Town Meeting Hall to discuss the amendment of a zoning ordinance that removes the current text requiring sidewalks and replaces it with text requiring a “pedestrian circulation plan.”

A pedestrian circulation plan should show how pedestrians get from main buildings to the parking lot, any required through sidewalks, the dumpster pad and other buildings. It is meant to show a comfortable and pleasant way for pedestrians to travel through a property.

The city council will meet immediately following the public hearing at 6 p.m.

During the meeting Mayor Philip Craighead will present the Legends of Lebanon Award to Fakes & Hooker Lumber Co.

The council will then vote on a final reading to approve the aforementioned pedestrian circulation plan.

The council will also vote on a first reading to amend the 2013-14 budget to include a one-step employee pay increase.

New items on the agenda include:

• first reading to amend the future land use plan to match the new urban growth boundary.

• resolution to hire a part-time animal control officer for the Police Department.

• resolution to hire a part-time reserve officer for the Police Department.

• resolution to hire an equipment operator for the Street Department.

• resolution to hire an engineering project manager.

• resolution to reclassify four dispatcher positions at the Police Department.

• first reading to approve buying Fisher Brand regulators, valves and reliefs on an as-needed basis for the Gas Department.

• first reading to approve bids for a roadway to serve the Starbucks Distribution Center.

• first reading to authorize the acceptance of engineering services for the civil engineering inspection required by the Tennessee Department of Transportation on the roadway to Starbucks.

• first reading to approve buying an updated security system for the Police Department.

 

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